Issue: March 06, 2014

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The feature story this week: Tech U. Melinda Welsh delivers SN&R's MOOC

report card: Are the online courses just hype, or will they transform

the future of education?

Elsewhere in the issue: Cosmo Garvin interviews the candidates for the

upcoming City Council District 3 election, Greg Lucas considers the

proposal to split California into six states, Janelle Bitker

investigates the mainstreaming of geek culture on the eve of the Wizard

World Sacramento Comic Con, Shoka uncovers the best Second Saturday

exhibits, and more.